Intel Core i3-4130 vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i3-4130
3400 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2013
Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i5-6600K
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    181%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    144%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    218%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-4130

41 watts lower power draw.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 44% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 118% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 81% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-6600K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-6600K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600K

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
Architecture Intel_Haswell vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR4
Codename Haswell vs Skylake
Release Date Sep 2013 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores 2 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Intel HD 4400 vs HD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 3072 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
Socket Intel Socket 1150 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA12C vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 177 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency 3400 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 3900 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 54 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    3808 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4758 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    9139 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    17080 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    6241
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    13321

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    3188
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4677

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    6742
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    15019

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i3-4130
    2955
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4217

points - higher is better